Bridgetown #107


Bryce Hample's songwriting experiments as Reighnbeau have always approached traditional composition and arrangement from unconventional angles, producing music with a pure immediacy that feels familiar while escaping comparison. On “Hands,” Hample complements the hushed whisper of his trademark vocals with a blend of lush, organic instrumentation sealed off from the world within an electronic suit of glitchy, orchestral static. Glistening guitar chords swell like whalesongs and bend like wind whistling through trees while synthesized noise crunches in sync to the primal pound of drums.

Guest musicians include Madeline Johnston (Mariposa), Emma Crane (Javelina), Shane Brown and James Sturgis.

Mastered by Drake Hardin.

C39 cassette · 8 songs · May 2014 · Albuquerque, NM

Edition of 125 pro-duplicated chrome cassettes with full-color labels and doublesided printing on heavyweight gloss stock, includes digital download.

press: Anhedonic Headphones, Sounds Better With Reverb, Half-Gifts, Andrew Listens, Exystence, Bread Handed, Pyragraph interview